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Professional Services: Helping Customers Unlock Their Full Potential

News

Today, Planet is launching Professional Services to help customers unlock the full potential of our products and tools. With Professional Services, customers will be able to more easily navigate our platform and APIs, build applications to optimize return on investment, and integrate imagery into their tech stack more efficiently. “Our goal at […]

How Precision Agriculture Can Change Farming’s Financial Landscape

Stories

It’s not surprising that agricultural technology, and in particular, precision agriculture are becoming crucial tools in a farmer’s arsenal. In order to boost productivity and profitability, farmer’s need to carefully manage where they invest their time and resources. New technologies are making this possible at a scale never before possible.  During Zambia’s […]

Michael Bloomberg, State of California and Planet Partner to Deliver New Satellite Climate Data Solutions

News

“Satellites for Climate Action” Brings Together Government, Technology, Philanthropy, and Environmental Groups to Use Satellite Data to Advance Climate Protection Today, Michael R. Bloomberg, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action; California Governor Gavin Newsom; and Planet, the San Francisco-based earth-imaging company, announced Satellites for Climate Action, a new initiative […]

Mapping All of Earth’s Roads and Buildings from Space

Stories

The Problem Despite the widespread availability of mapping services, key layers of human infrastructure like roads and buildings are often missing or incomplete. And while open and proprietary data providers have rich layers with building shapes and road networks mapped in great detail for some major cities, this level of detail is […]

ABC, 123: Back to Basics with Planet in 2019

Stories

In the spirit of back to school season, we’re going back to basics–reviewing what Planet products have to offer, what you can look forward to in the future, and where to find us in the coming months! Here’s what you need to know:   A is for Analytics Planet’s high cadence and resolution […]

What is Rapid Revisit and Why Does it Matter?

Tech

Rapid revisit is a qualitative term used in satellite monitoring to describe the ability of the system to make repeated image captures separated by short time intervals. This implies both that the constellation can respond at short notice to collect a target without waiting days for the satellites to pass overhead, and […]

The Countdown to Planet’s Explore 19 Conference is On

Tech

We’re five weeks away from Explore 19, our first-ever user conference taking place at Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco on October 15th and 16th. Our goal is to bring our vibrant community of customers, partners, end users, developers and thought leaders together to share knowledge and network through a combination […]

Meet Martin Van Ryswyk: Planet’s New SVP of Product

News

We are excited to welcome Martin Van Ryswyk as Planet’s new senior vice president of Product, who will be responsible for helping to guide product vision and strategies moving forward. Before joining Planet, Van Ryswyk was executive vice president of Product Management and Engineering at DataStax—the company behind Apache Cassandra. Van Ryswyk […]

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